Retail Associate – Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center

Maine Audubon

Opening posted: 05/09/2022 | Expires: 05/31/2022

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Retail Position
Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center
Nature Store
Scarborough, Maine

Maine Audubon is seeking a seasonal retail person for the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center Nature Store in Scarborough, Maine. Maine Audubon works to conserve Maine’s wildlife and wildlife habitat by engaging people in education, conservation, and action.

Position Overview
The position’s primary responsibilities will be running the Nature Store, including merchandising, cash out, and inventory. This position requires managing volunteers.

Qualifications and Essential Duties:
• Retail experience including cash out, inventory, and merchandising
• Able to multitask
• Able to manage and recruit adult and teenage volunteers
• CPR and First Aid certification
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Experience working with middle school children and up
• Friendly, high energy, and good sense of humor
• Able to work outdoors in challenging environmental conditions
• Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity
• Canoeing ability is a plus
• Knowledge of basic natural history and ecological concepts is a plus
• Other duties as assigned
Physical requirements:
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time
• Ability to lift 75 pound canoe with another person, carry that canoe 30 feet and physical movement necessary for putting the canoe up on a rack
• Ability to canoe against the wind and current
• Ability to operate canoes, computer, and other program equipment
The position runs from late-May until mid-September. The week consists of three nine-hour days, including at least one weekend day and some evening hours. Holiday work is required.

To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and two references to . We will review applications immediately and will accept applications until the position is filled.

Salary: $14-16/hr, dependent on experience, responsibilities, and qualifications.
Maine Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.